College of Arts and letters

Department of Liberal Studies

POSITION: Lecturer, temporary, non-tenure-track faculty positions with the possibility of renewal for additional quarters.  

STARTING DATE: Fall 2013 and ongoing

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must have Master’s degree from an accredited university.  One year of teaching or professional experience.  Demonstrated excellence in teaching at a college level.  The candidate must have demonstrated training and expertise in cultural studies theories and methodologies.  Applicants should have the ability to relate well to others within the academic environment, and demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multiethnic, multicultural environment.

DUTIES: Faculty will teach Interdisciplinary Approaches to Society and Culture.

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system, offers programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields. The campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with more than 22,000 full and part-time students reflecting the rich, ethnic diversity of the area. The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence, hires on the basis of merit, and encourages qualified minorities, women, and persons with disabilities to apply.

SALARY: This is a non tenure-track Faculty position with the possibility of teaching additional classes in future quarters. Salary is competitive and commensurate to experience and qualifications.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Please submit curriculum vita, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation and the University's Application for Academic Employment. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

APPLICATION: The deadline for submissions of applications is ongoing. Please send a letter of application that includes your teaching record/approach, a summary of your past and present research activities, a curriculum vita, a course syllabus, and three letters of recommendation to:

Search Committee Chair, Department of Liberal Studies
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8126
Phone: 323.343.4100/FAX: 323.343.6484

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran, or Vietnam era veteran status.


Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.

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Last Update: 11/13/2013